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Anthony Manetta of Standard Advisors Appointed to HIA Board of Directors

HIA-LI Announces 2015 Newly Appointed Board Members

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Today HIA-LI, the recognized voice for business on Long Island, appointed three new board members to its executive team beginning in 2015. The new board members are recognized as strong leaders on Long Island including Kevin O’Connor, CEO and President of Bridge Bancorp, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bridgehampton National Bank;  Anthony Manetta, President and CEO of Standard Advisors Group; and Mike Voltz, Director of Energy Efficiency and Renewables for PSEG LI.

“HIA-LI is excited to begin the new year with three new board members who bring terrific leadership talents to the organization,” said Terri Alessi-Miceli, HIA-LI president. “In addition to our current board members, they will play a dynamic role in supporting the HIA-LI mission to provide a forum for business leaders to network, problem solve and obtain advice on critical issues facing their businesses.”

2015 Newly Appointed Board Members

Kevin O’Connor – CEO and President of Bridge Bancorp, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bridgehampton National Bank (BNB): Mr. Kevin M. O’Connor serves as Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of Bridge Bancorp, Inc. and The Bridgehampton National Bank. Mr. O’Connor serves as an Executive Vice President and Treasurer at North Fork Bancorp., Inc. He joined North Fork Bank in 1987 as an Assistant Vice President responsible for Financial and Regulatory Reporting. Mr. O’Connor manages the growth of both the investment portfolio and the bank’s wholesale funding activities. He is also involved in merger and acquisition strategies, product development and pricing, employee benefits, and municipal banking.

Anthony Manetta – President and CEO of Standard Advisors Group

Anthony Manetta is Founder and President of Standard Advisors Group. Prior to founding the firm he was CEO and Executive Director of the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency (IDA). He is a well respected leader on Long Island widely recognized for his efforts to help regional business planning and development.

Michael Voltz – Director of Energy Efficiency and Renewables for PSEG LI

Michael Voltz is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating energy efficiency and renewable programs on Long Island. Previously he has served in a similar role with Lockheed Martin and as director of program evaluation at LIPA. He is recognized as an energy manager with experience in both regulated and unregulated aspects of the electric and natural gas industry and over 30 years of experience with portfolio management, regulatory affairs, construction, operations, customer service and marketing functions in administration, district offices and power plants.

About HIA-LI

HIA-LI helps Long Island businesses prosper. For over 30 years, we have been the recognized voice for business on Long Island and a powerful force and economic engine for regional development. We provide a forum for business leaders to network, problem solve and obtain advice on critical issues facing their businesses. Our member companies represent tens of thousands of business professionals. We’re headquartered in and support one of the largest industrial parks in the United States. HIA-LI programs and events promote strategic partnerships, targeted networking, and information sharing and business advocacy. Members benefit from our committees, educational programs, career resources, research capabilities, mentoring opportunities and business advisory services. For more information, visit http://www.HIA-LI.org or call 631-543-5355.

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